EEPCO avoids relegation, Insurance not so lucky

Addis Ababa – EEPCO, one of the oldest clubs in Ethiopia and a team on the verge of being relegated, breathed a sigh of relief when it defeated Defence Force 4-0 here yesterday.

Ethiopian Insurance FC was not so lucky though, as it lost 2-1 in Hawassa City and is now condemned to the National League together with South Police, Metehara Sugar and Meta Abo Brewery.

The final table standing for the two teams was:

  Teams GP W  D  L GD Pts
14. EEPCO 34 10 10 14  -6 40
15. Insurance 34 11  7 16  -7 40

Meanwhile, Dedebit FC finished second in the league with a 1-0 away win over Sebeta City, and Ethiopian Coffee lost 1-0 to Sidama Coffee in Yergalem.

South Police defeated Adama City 1-0; Metehara Sugar squeezed by Meta Abo Brewery (2-1) and Mugher Cement scored a 2-1 victory over Trans Ethiopia.

The 2009/10 Ethiopian Premier League will come to a conclusion here today with Ethiopian Banks SC taking on Harar Beer and Saint George facing Dire Dawa City.

Results of Week 34:

Sunday, June 14, 2010
Ethiopian Banks SC 2-2 Harar Beer
Saint George FC 2-0 Dire Dawa City

Saturday, June 13, 2010
South police 1-0 Adama City
Metehara Sugar 2-1 Meta Beer
Sebeta City 0-1 Dedebit
Sidama Coffee 1-0 Ethio Coffee
EEPCO 4-0 Defence
Hawassa City 2-1 Ethio. Insurance
Mugher Cement 2-1 Trans Ethiopia